Blaeu’s Map of Aragon

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Copper engraving, 42 x 52.5 cms, original hand-colour, French text on verso. Aragon in northeastern Spain, engraved after a map by João Batista Labanha (1555-1624). The Blaeu firm was official cartographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and Blaeu globes were carried on all VOC vessels; its map-making was of the highest quality at a time when the Low Countries were at the forefront of the international market. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 18A

Title

Blaeu’s Map of Aragon

Mapmaker(s)

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

1640

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

42 x 52.5 cm